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07/16/2013 03:32 pm ET

Quinn Had To Call Ray Kelly To Speed Up EMS To Collapsed Intern

DNAinfo/ Victoria Bekiempis

WILLIAMSBURG — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said she had to call Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to hasten a slow emergency response to a teenage intern who collapsed at a Tuesday morning press conference in the searing heat.

Yevette Toro, 18, who interns with Councilwoman Diana Reyna's office, collapsed about 11:45 a.m. during the conclusion of a 30-minute outdoor press conference with Quinn challenging opponents of the controversial Upper East Side waste transfer station, witnesses and officials said.

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